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Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79848
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Rare 7 mm compound sphalerite crystal group on lustrous translucent yellow-green prehnite crystals to 5 mm with pseudomorphic mold on the rear after a bladed anhydrite crystal. The sphalerite crystals are distinctly transparent yellow-brown internally. Collected in 1990s by Prof. Martin Becker, author of Recent Mineral Finds at the Millington Quarry in Rocks and Minerals v.73 #5
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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